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Galway: Type 2 Diabetes Roundtable Workshop

April 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Have you ever wanted to sit face to face with the diabetes experts outside of a hospital setting to learn more about your condition? Diabetes Ireland is delighted to offer you this opportunity. In partnership with Novartis, we have gathered four experts from a variety of fields in the area of Type 2 diabetes to answer YOUR questions. To do this, join us in The Connacht Hotel, Dublin Road, Galway on Wednesday 27th of April 2016 from 7-9pm.

On the night, each speaker will give a 5 minute introduction on their topic. Following this, you and fellow attendees will be divided into small groups (no more than 12) at a round discussion table. Our experts will move from table to table in rotation for a 15 minute Q&A sessions. This should allow for easy conversation and give you the opportunity to ask them anything you like about your diabetes, or just listen.

The experts and their topics are:

• “Good Eye Health & the Diabetic Retina Screen Service”
Dr Deirdre Townley, Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospital Galway
• “Carbohydrates and how to control blood glucose. What do I need to know?”
Ms Pauline Dunne, Senior Dietitian, Diabetes Ireland
• “Understanding my numbers; why blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels are so important”
Ms Clair Naughton, Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Diabetes Ireland
• “Tips for self-management of your feet”
Mr David Watterson, Podiatry Clinical Manager, Merlin Park Hospital, Galway

To avail of this invaluable opportunity, register today by completing the below form or ring Ashley (Diabetes Ireland) on Lo-Call 1850 909 909 or 01 8428118.

It is €5 to register and please note that we have a maximum of 48 places. So register today and do not miss out. There will be light refreshments available at 8pm.


April 27, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ashley Daly


The Connacht Hotel
Dublin Road
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